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Traveling heavy : a memoir in between journeys

Author: Ruth Behar
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Ruth Behar's intimate, unconventional memoir, poignant memories of growing up as an immigrant child come together with reflections on being a traveling anthropologist who cherishes the kindness of strangers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Behar, Ruth, 1956-
Traveling heavy.
Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012044741
(OCoLC)809834630
Named Person: Ruth Behar; Ruth Behar
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Behar
ISBN: 9780822378327 0822378329 9780822357209 0822357208
OCLC Number: 843533165
Description: 1 online resource (228 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Family --
The key to the house --
Learning English with Shotaro --
El beso --
A Sephardi air --
The book --
The day I cried at Starbucks on Lincoln road --
A tango for Gabriel --
A degree in hard work --
La silla --
The kindness of strangers --
From these friends who don't forget you --
A gift from the women of Mexquitic --
The first world summit of behars --
Unexpected happiness in Poland --
Cuban goodbyes --
The freedom to travel anywhere in the world --
Cristy always prays for my safe return --
An old little girl.
Responsibility: Ruth Behar.

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